Children Dental Care, Kota Kinabalu

Dental care for children

Children’s Oral Health

The importance of children’s oral health should not be underestimated. A child’s teeth are important for their overall health and development, and good oral hygiene habits should be established early on.

There are a few things you can do to help your child maintain healthy teeth and gums. First, use fluoride toothpaste when brushing their teeth twice a day. Fluoride helps to prevent tooth decay. You should also ensure that your child is drinking tap water, as it contains fluoride which helps to protect teeth.

Finally, it is important to take your child to the dentist for regular check-ups. The dentist can spot any problems with your child’s teeth and provide advice on how to best care for them. If your child needs any treatment, the sooner it is started, the better.

 

The Importance of Pediatric Dental Care

Dental health is important for children of all ages. Baby teeth are important for the development of good dental hygiene. Children should visit the dentist regularly, starting at a young age. A pediatric dentist is specially trained to care for the dental needs of children. They can help prevent problems such as dental caries and gum disease. Good oral care is essential for children aged 6 and older.

 

Caring For Your Child’s Mouth, Teeth And Gums

As your child’s teeth and gums develop, it’s important to take care of them. Gum disease can start as early as age 6, so dental care for children is important. If your child has any problems with their teeth or gums, be sure to take them to the dentist. American dental Association recommends that children see a dentist by age 1 or within 6 months of when their first teeth come in. If your child needs a brace, the dentist will usually wait until all of the primary teeth have come in before putting one on. In the meantime, you can teach your child how to brush and floss their teeth. Be sure to supervise them while they brush, and make sure they’re using enough toothpaste (about the size of a pea). You should also take your child to the dentist for regular checkups and cleanings.

 

Why Early Childhood Dental Visits Are Important

Early childhood dental visits are important for a number of reasons. Teeth can start to come in as soon as six months old, so it’s important to get your child used to regular dental check-ups. This way, you can keep an eye on your child’s dental health and make sure that any problems are caught early.

Your child’s first trip to the dentist should be when they are aged 5, 7 or 8 years old. After this, they should have a regular dental check-up every 6 months. Avoid giving your child sugary drinks and snacks, as this can lead to tooth decay.

 

Children’s Teeth Development

The first tooth appears around 6 months of age and the full set of 20 baby teeth is usually in by age 3. By age 6, the first permanent teeth start to come in. It’s important to care for your child’s teeth and gums to help ensure their teeth are healthy as they grow.

 

Dental Care: Keeping Children’s Teeth Clean

Dental care is important for keeping children’s teeth clean and healthy. You can help your child by teaching them to brush their teeth twice a day with a toothbrush and toothpaste. You should also take your child to the dentist for regular checkups. Let your child choose a toothbrush and toothpaste that they like so that they will be more likely to use them. Help your child brush their teeth until they are old enough to do it on their own. Child needs to brush their teeth for two minutes each time. Avoid giving your child sugary drinks or snacks that can cause tooth decay. Give your child water or milk instead.

 

The Best Way To Brush Children’s Teeth

The best way to brush children’s teeth is to use a toothbrush and toothpaste. Brushing teeth helps remove plaque and bacteria from the teeth and gums. Fluoride toothpaste can help prevent cavities.

 

Toothbrushes: Choosing and Keeping Them Clean

Choosing the right toothbrush for your child can be tricky. For children aged 3-5, let your child choose a fun toothbrush with their favorite character on it. This will help them want to brush their teeth and gums more. Make sure the toothbrush has soft bristles so it doesn’t hurt their gum. You can also use electric toothbrushes, which can be easier for small children to use. Just make sure to use tap water, not distilled water, as this can damage the toothbrush. Good dental hygiene is important for both kids and adults, so make sure to brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day.

 

Caring For Children’s Teeth Is Important

Caring for children’s teeth is important to prevent tooth decay. Decay can occur when plaque builds up on teeth and gums. Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva. If plaque is not removed, it can harden and turn into tartar. Tartar can lead to gum disease and tooth decay. Baby teeth are important for chewing and speaking. They also help guide adult teeth into place. Front teeth are important for biting and tearing food. Adult teeth are important for chewing and grinding food. Teeth come in different sizes and shapes.

 

Baby-to-Child Dental Checklist

A baby’s first tooth usually erupts around 6 months of age. It is important to start taking care of your child’s teeth and gums as soon as the first tooth comes in. You can use a soft cloth or a baby toothbrush to clean your child’s teeth and gums. It is also important to visit the dentist when your child’s first tooth comes in. The dentist can help you to establish a good oral hygiene routine for your child and can also answer any questions that you may have about taking care of your child’s teeth.

Our Services

We offer everything from dental treatment to children treatment. Contact us and let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll find the best treatment for you.

Dental Treatment

Dental Treatment

We provide all types of dental treatments, from general care to cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, from dental implants to tooth whitening.

Teeth Replacement

Teeth Replacement

We offer a complete range of dental services to help you get back your smile.

Braces

Braces

Our orthodontists are qualified and experienced to make you feel confident about your smile.

Children Treatment

Children Treatment

It's time to get your little ones in for teeth cleaning from our caring dentists.

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin Dentist Kota Kinabalu
dentist in Kota Kinabalu

The Preferred Dentist at Kota Kinabalu

Your cosmetic dentistry choice

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin, located in Likas, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, is one of the most recognized dental clinics in the region. With our skilled dentists and staff, we provide patients with top-quality dental care.
Our dentists possess the skills and experience you need. We care about your needs as a patient and we’re here to help you achieve the outcome you desire.

General Questions

Scaling are typically charged between RM100-RM200. We recommend getting it done every 6 months.
Whitenings typically cost RM999, the procedure usually takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
You should wait at least 1 month for your gums to heal before it is ideal to take an impression of your mouth.
3 appointments are needed to before you can take your dentures home. Time between each appointment is about 1-2 weeks. On average it takes about 1 month or less from start to finish.
It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.